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    Uses :

    Bisoprolol fumarate is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris, and chronic heart failure. The bisoprolol drug can be used alone or in combination with other medications.

    Mode of drug action


    Bisoprolol fumarate is a selective beta blocker. It works by blocking the beta receptors present in the heart which leads to a decrease in the heart rate and force of contraction of the heart. Thus, bisoprolol fumarate is used as a medication for hypertension by lowering the blood pressure.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of bisoprolol are diarrhea, headache, rhinitis, fatigue, feeling of numbness in hands and legs, nausea, and vomiting. Other major and less common side effects include sleep disturbances, depression, difficulty breathing, muscle weakness and cramps, hallucinations, dizziness, and skin rashes.

    Warning

    Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • The drug should not be taken by the patients who are allergic to it, who have serious heart conditions such as severe heart failure, atrioventricular block, and coronary artery disease. It is important to take bisoprolol fumarate as prescribed by the physician.

    • Bisoprolol fumarate should be taken before or after the food (preferably before or after the breakfast). The tablet should be directly swallowed and should not be crushed or chewed.

    • The patients must continue taking bisoprolol tablets for the whole prescribed period. It should not be stopped unless instructed by the physician.

    • In patients with asthma, bronchitis, chronic respiratory diseases, heart block, bradycardia, peripheral vascular disease and Raynaud's phenomenon, the drug should be used with caution.

    • Dosage adjustments of bisoprolol fumarate may be required in patients with liver disease and impaired kidney function.

    What else should I know?

    1. What should I avoid while taking bisoprolol fumarate? You must avoid activities that require alertness such as driving or using heavy machinery. Alcohol consumption should be limited as it may worsen the side effects of the drug.

    2. How often should I take the drug? Bisoprolol fumarate is usually taken once daily (preferably before breakfast). However, the frequency of administering the drug depends on the severity of your condition.

    3. What are the signs and symptoms of overdose? The signs and symptoms of overdose include swelling of extremities, sweating, fainting, blurred vision, headache, and numbness or tingling of the mouth.

    4. What are the indications and usage of the drug bisoprolol fumarate? Typically, bisoprolol is used to treat hypertension. Also, it can be used for chronic heart failure treatment.

    5. What are the storage precautions of bisoprolol fumarate? Store the medicine at room temperature, away from direct heat and light. Keep the drug out of the reach of children.

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